Knowledge Management and Learning Officer Vacancy-STC/Feb242020/01036

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Save the Children

Knowledge Management and Learning Officer Vacancy-STC/Feb242020/01036

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose: Knowledge Management and Learning is a core function in all Save the Children programs globally, representing our commitment to accountability and transparency, it is also a crucial aspect of program quality management. Save the Children in Kenya is looking for a creative individual for our health and nutrition programmes in Nairobi and Turkana who has the experience and competencies to work as Knowledge Management And Learning Officer.

The main purpose of this role is to lead on enhancing quality, accountability and learning for achieving breakthrough solutions in bringing immediate and lasting changes in the lives of children.

The KML Officer will support the research, learning and knowledge management agenda within the Integrated Child Survival Project (ICSP) and the Country Office. The holder will be expected to drive learning agenda within the projects in the country and support of on Monitoring and Evaluations (M&E) functions occasionally.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Contract Duration: 1 year (renewable) Location: Nairobi, Kenya Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, public health, development, or information technology
Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation will be an added advantage
Essential
Practical experience of at least one year in knowledge management and learning in a large international non-governmental organization or other international relief/development body;
Excellent knowledge of Knowledge Management systems and proficient in the use of Microsoft SharePoint, Teams, Google Drive.
Ability to organize for online meetings through webinars.
Ability to present complex information to a range of stakeholder audiences;
Computer literacy, particularly in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
Trained in data management and with at least one year experience working with Excel managing databases
Familiarity with project frameworks [design/implementation/M&E] cycle
Enthusiasm, motivation, self-confidence, and a proactive approach to problem solving
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong communication and interpersonal skills in English, with experience working in multicultural, multi -location, values driven teams;
Commitment to Save the Children valuesCommitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values and principles.
Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.
To see a full a job description, please visit our website at https://www.savethechildren.net/jobs